On February 19, 1966, a new local TV station signed on. What is known today as CW17 started as WJKS.

Watch our full-length Celebrating 50 Years special here, and bonus footage below, uploaded weekly throughout 2016!

Check out these videos of Jacksonville found on YouTube!

Did you know Jacksonville had a hockey team in 1966?

Check out this video featuring the Jacksonville Zoo from the 1960's

Some footage of Jacksonville was discovered in this old homevideo found in an attic in California. The Jacksonville footage starts around 1:09.